Defense leads William & Mary to 17-7 win over JMU
Jared Velasquez had a 90-yard interception return for a
touchdown as the William & Mary defense forced three turnovers
and blocked a field goal attempt in a 17-7 win over James Madison
Trailing 7-3 midway through the third quarter, William &
Mary (5-3, 2-2 Colonial) blocked a 31-yard field goal attempt by
Cameron Starke on fourth-and-1. The Tribe then drove down the field
and scored on a 28-yard touchdown pass from Brent Caprio to Tre
McBride, giving William & Mary a 10-7 lead. McBride had 84
yards receiving on 10 receptions.
James Madison (5-3, 2-2) had the ball on the William & Mary
31-yard line midway through the fourth when Velasquez picked off a
pass by Michael Birdsong for the interception return for a
It was the fourth time this season William & Mary has held
its opponent to seven points or fewer.